Translation: from spanish

to be for something

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  • something to be said for something — (something) to be said for (something) reasons why something has advantages. There s a lot to be said for living alone. There is something to be said for a news organization that doesn t follow the network pack. Usage notes: can also be used in a …   New idioms dictionary

  • something for something — index quid pro quo Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • for something's own sake — for (something s) own sake because something is worth doing. Arnold is dedicated to writing for its own sake, and doesn t worry about whether he can sell what he writes …   New idioms dictionary

  • something goes for something else — (something) goes for (someone/something else) something is also true for someone or something else. Jordan is famous, but he s not comfortable in a crowd the same goes for most movie stars and politicians. San Francisco should have a beautiful… …   New idioms dictionary

  • for its own sake or something for something's sake or for the sake of it — indicating something that is done as an end in itself rather than to achieve some other purpose. → sake …   English new terms dictionary

  • be designed for something — be designed to do something or be designed for something or be designed as something be designed for something or be designed as something to be intended for a particular purpose The law was designed to protect victims from nuisances such as… …   English dictionary

  • make allowances for something — make allowances for (someone/something) to consider particular facts relating to someone or something. We try to make allowances for our students different language backgrounds. When planning a trip, you have to make allowances for things that… …   New idioms dictionary

  • look to for (something) — look to (someone/something) for (something) to expect someone or something to provide information or help. They look to us for answers, but we have none …   New idioms dictionary

  • (a) penchant for something — a penchant for (something) a great liking for something. He had a penchant for luxury hotel suites, limousines, and high priced meals …   New idioms dictionary

  • in return for something — in return (for (something)) in exchange for something. As a teenager, he worked at a nearby golf course in return for lessons …   New idioms dictionary

  • make time for something — make time for (something) to allow time for something in particular. On the flight back to Washington, the president made time for reporters questions. I try to make time to run at least four times a week …   New idioms dictionary

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